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05-31-07, 05:00 PM
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Posted By phishalot21

alright thanks

alright thanks
05-31-07, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By phishalot21

my real derailleur is Shimano Alivio M-410 my...

my real derailleur is Shimano Alivio M-410
my front derailleur is Shimano Acera M-330.

can i install sram x.7 trigger shifters? what other shifters may I be able to install (need an 8speed)
05-31-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By phishalot21

looking to upgrade gear shifters/brakes

I ride an '07 Specialized Rockhopper with cheap, integrated shift and brake levers. My disc brakes are shimano 415 mechanicals and my bikes equipped with an 8 speed cassette. I want to upgrade my...
05-27-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By phishalot21

any quality downhill mtb tire recommendations?

any quality downhill mtb tire recommendations?
05-27-07, 07:25 AM
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Views: 498
Posted By phishalot21

best tires around?

i rode down mount snow yesterday for the first time on a real expert mountain and though my bike did keep up, with better parts i could have done much better riding. for expert downhill riding my...
05-23-07, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By phishalot21

aight thanks for the good advice

aight thanks for the good advice
05-23-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By phishalot21

661 full face helmet

purchased an '07 sixsixone full comp helmet online the other day. any replys of opinions/pros/cons from owners or past owners would be appreciated.
05-15-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By phishalot21

Full Face Helmets

ive been riding pretty competitive for 2 months now and I havent used a helmet. partially because im a poor undergraduate and also because i like the freedom that helmets cant provide. ive made the...
05-15-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By phishalot21

the best way to tackle any terrain on the...

the best way to tackle any terrain on the mountain, whether it be uphill, downhill, jumps, rockgardens or any sort of riding is to practice often and find your own technique, just as beaver put it....
05-10-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,404
Posted By phishalot21

wow. i take my fingers for granted

wow. i take my fingers for granted
05-10-07, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By phishalot21

if i'm riding alone and i'm on a relaxed trail,...

if i'm riding alone and i'm on a relaxed trail, im puttin on some pink floyd, led zeppelin or phish,
in general, no music distracts me even while flying downhill with my eyes wide open. my camelbak...
05-10-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,248
Posted By phishalot21

i have to give an update on the 07 rockhopper...

i have to give an update on the 07 rockhopper since ive had it for well over a month and have rode it atleast 12 times.
-the bikes very lightweight and fun to ride
-rockshox dart3 fork absorbs...
04-30-07, 12:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,519
Posted By phishalot21

where'd you do that riding mtnbiker66 it looks...

where'd you do that riding mtnbiker66 it looks sweet
04-27-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By phishalot21

ok thanks. happy riding

ok thanks. happy riding
04-27-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By phishalot21

bicycle tape

i need that black protectant tape for my frame (where my frame meets the back wheel). the chain clings and bounces off this area of the frame whenever i hit a jump or my bike is bouncing. the tape...
04-17-07, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By phishalot21

AND making a CLINK noise everytime the chain hits...

AND making a CLINK noise everytime the chain hits it!
04-17-07, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By phishalot21

creamsoda, what kind of tape are you using on the...

creamsoda, what kind of tape are you using on the back part of the frame, that connects it to the cassette, to stop the chain from scratching up the bike?
04-13-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,647
Posted By phishalot21

Rock Shox

Rock Shox
04-13-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By phishalot21

a keg of guinness, dammnnn thats something ive...

a keg of guinness, dammnnn thats something ive never seen before. shoulda got extra-stout tho
i drink gatorade lemon lime every time im riding, if i run out, i usually find fresh water streams and...
04-12-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By phishalot21

are u serious...those trails dont even look real...

are u serious...those trails dont even look real theyre so cool looking, i gotta get myself to colorado
04-12-07, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By phishalot21

i got my rockhopper disc for 600$ and i shopped...

i got my rockhopper disc for 600$ and i shopped around like crazy, the lowest deal i could find was 600$, most were in the 650$ range. its a great bike, get it in the satin black color its sexy
04-11-07, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By phishalot21

i'll give you tree fiddy!

i'll give you tree fiddy!
04-11-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,327
Posted By phishalot21

my dart 3's preload knob is very tight also, its...

my dart 3's preload knob is very tight also, its not just yours. they have grooves in them for your index finger and thumb to fit to be able to turn it with comfort. changing the preload adjust isnt...
04-09-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,574
Posted By phishalot21

im legally blind but i use contacts, get an...

im legally blind but i use contacts, get an appointment and order some!
04-06-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By phishalot21

i picked up some mens Bellwether biking shorts...

i picked up some mens Bellwether biking shorts (tights) with the chamios cushioning. theyre great, short and good to wear under my cargo shorts or whatever im wearing. i'd go with life long lasting...
04-06-07, 05:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By phishalot21

its a good fork i have one of them on my...

its a good fork i have one of them on my rockhopper. the rebound and preload adjusters can be very useful and it can handle some damage. average life expectancy of the dart 3 fork is about 4 years....
04-04-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By phishalot21

thinking about wearing these under my shorts....

thinking about wearing these under my shorts. good deal?

http://backbaybicycles.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=6757
04-04-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By phishalot21

ive been having the same problem on my...

ive been having the same problem on my rockhopper. the first 4 rides of my new bike i noticed no discomfort but the next time i went, i was out for over 6 hours riding and the seat started to take...
04-03-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By phishalot21

look for '05-06 bike models as they'll be marked...

look for '05-06 bike models as they'll be marked down much cheaper than new retail prices (visit as many bike shops in your area as you can find). youll find a decent older model bike for under 400....
03-31-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By phishalot21

ahh great idea.

ahh great idea.
03-31-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By phishalot21

guk in chain ring

1st gear chain ring (smallest ring) is full of guk, mud and probably chain lube, i cannot wash it out or clean it because the water doesnt make it move, only a rag. the only way to clean it is to...
03-28-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By phishalot21

i started running around campus and my block...

i started running around campus and my block about 2 weeks before my bike purchase, every other day. it helps a whole lot for bike stanima and i also do some good, long stretches before i ride and...
03-27-07, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By phishalot21

problems with front derailleur

im not getting a clean shift of my high gears from my front derailleur. when i switch gears from from 1st to 2nd, it still stays on 1st. what i do is i push the shifter close to 3rd without actually...
03-27-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,057
Posted By phishalot21

what about the front deralleur, ive been dumping...

what about the front deralleur, ive been dumping warm soapy water over it so the mud doesnt build up in that tight area. as long as it dry's its a safe thing?
03-27-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,057
Posted By phishalot21

Washing dirty, muddy bikes

whats the best way to do it without causing bike damage?
03-27-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,947
Posted By phishalot21

get the rockhopper. i purchased the '07 disc in...

get the rockhopper. i purchased the '07 disc in satin black and its a sweet bike youll be very happy with it. great xc bike, handles well and can take a beating
03-27-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,670
Posted By phishalot21

i just got the rockhopper disc in satin black,...

i just got the rockhopper disc in satin black, real nice lookin bike. havent had much problems with it and i gave it a lot of beatings already. id go for the rockhopper.
03-26-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,101
Posted By phishalot21

haha

haha
03-26-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By phishalot21

id guess a 20" frame (large) would be fine. go to...

id guess a 20" frame (large) would be fine. go to a local shop and sit on a few different sized bikes, see what you like best
03-26-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By phishalot21

-camelbak -multi-tool -allen wrench set...

-camelbak
-multi-tool
-allen wrench set (very important)
-chain tool and xtra links
-cell phone
-mini flashlight
-gloves, helmet
03-26-07, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By phishalot21

how can i attach text with my pictures?

how can i attach text with my pictures?
03-26-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By phishalot21

report on my new bike

picked up an '07 specialized rockhopper last week. only flaw i notice is the saddle is uncomfortable and disc brakes squeak when wet, im guessing they just have to be worn in. great all-around...
03-26-07, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By phishalot21

inserting pics

how do i insert pictures from my harddrive. i see the 'Insert Image' tab when i post a message but it requires a URL address. what do i do?
03-25-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,748
Posted By phishalot21

rode split rock trail at gay city state park in...

rode split rock trail at gay city state park in manchester with mostly dry conditions, some mud and scattered snow and streams...if you play your cards right and take the right trails, its a blast....
03-24-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By phishalot21

chain tools fix broke chain links im assuming?...

chain tools fix broke chain links im assuming? what is the thread locking agent used for? and yeah the allen wrench tool is what i had to buy and its deffinatly a necessity to bring when you bike.
03-24-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By phishalot21

thanks. had the multi-tool with me but it only...

thanks. had the multi-tool with me but it only had one octagon driver and it was as small as a pin. im deffinatly carrying both sets of tools from now on and everyone else should too
03-24-07, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By phishalot21

loose handlebars

handlebar came loose on a trail today and i didnt have the tool to fix it (octagon driver) so i had to walk my bike through the 2nd half of the trail :(. just picked up the tool for the job and...
03-23-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By phishalot21

case is no good, about 2-3inches of show...

case is no good, about 2-3inches of show throughout most of the mountain. waste of time.
03-23-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By phishalot21

great im gonna go take a ride and check it out...

great im gonna go take a ride and check it out right now thanks
03-23-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By phishalot21

thanks for the advice. i live in willimantic at...

thanks for the advice. i live in willimantic at school but im in manchester on the weekends/vacations. case mountain is down the road from here and i havent been there because all the reviews say its...
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